AFSCME Council 13, which represents over 67,000 in Pennsylvania, is endorsing the Senate Democratic candidate.
“Katie McGinty has always been an advocate for labor and working families. She has devoted her life to public service and also brings private sector experience to the table,” said AFSCME Council 13 Executive Director David Fillman. “McGinty will not only fight for a healthier environment, but a healthier economy for working people, who have too often gotten the short end of the stick.”
“AFSCME Council 13 represents thousands of hard-working men and women in Pennsylvania and I’m honored to have their support today,” McGinty responded. “AFSCME is committed to serving the public by keeping our families safe and strengthening our communities. As Senator, I will fight to raise the minimum wage, protect Social Security and Medicare for our seniors, expand universal Pre-K and access to quality education while growing our economy and creating good-paying jobs in Pennsylvania. I will be a champion for working families and I’m honored to have AFSCME by my side.”
McGinty is running against former Congressman Joe Sestak and Braddock Mayor John Fetterman in the Senate Democratic primary.